See also:house of
See also:Cavendish, was the younger
See also:brother of
See also:George Cavendish (q.v.) . His
See also:Thomas, was a descendant of
See also:John Cavendish, the
See also:judge, who in 1381 was murdered by
See also:Straw's insurgent peasants at Bury St
See also:Edmunds . Of
See also:education nothing seems known, but in 1530 he was appointed one of the commissioners for visiting monasteries; he worked directly under Thomas
See also:Cromwell, whom he calls "
See also:master " and to whom many of his extant letters are addressed . In 1541 he was auditor of the
See also:court of augmentations, in 1546 treasurer of the
See also:king's chamber, and was knighted and sworn of the privy council . Under
See also:Edward VI. and Mary he continued in favour at court; during the latter's reign he partially conformed, but on the occasion of the war with France he with other
See also:Derbyshire gentlemen refused the
See also:loan of £ioo demanded by the
See also:queen . He died in 1557 . Cavendish acquired large properties from the spoils of the monasteries, but in accordance with the wish of his third wife
See also:Elizabeth he sold them to
See also:land in Derbyshire . This wife was the celebrated "
See also:building Bess of Hardwick," daughter of John
See also:Hardwicke, of Hardwicke, Derby-
See also:shire; she completed the
See also:original building of
See also:Chatsworth House,—begun in 1553 by her
See also:husband,—of which nothing now remains . Her
See also:fourth husband was George Talbot, 6th
See also:earl of Shrewshury . By her Cavendish had six
See also:children; an elder son who died without issue; William, who in 1618 was created earl of Devon• shire;
See also:Charles, whose son William became 1st duke of Newcastle; Frances, who married Sir
See also:Henry Pierporit,and was the ancestress of the dukes of
See also:Kingston; Elizabeth, who married Charles
See also:Stuart, earl of Lennox, and was the
See also:mother of Arabella Stuart; and Mary, who married
See also:Gilbert Talbot, 7th earl of
See also:Shrewsbury .
HENRY CAVENDISH (1731-1810)
CAVETTO (Ital. diminutive of cave, hollow)
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